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Seoul City Intervenes to Save Mom-and-Pop Stores

Seoul City Intervenes to Save Mom-and-Pop Stores

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government is trying to revive local stores that are disappearing due to the increased popularity of franchises and online shopping. According to the city, there are currently 470,000 neighborhood stores that are deeply rooted in the lives of residents, including restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and bakeries. Recently, [...]

Vegan Fest to Open This Weekend

Vegan Fest to Open This Weekend

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A festival for vegans will kick off in Seoul this weekend, offering yoga classes, food markets and talks for people who have embraced the eco-friendly lifestyle. The 7th Vegan Festival is scheduled for Nov. 2-3 at Culture Tank, a petroleum tank site-turned-cultural venue in western Seoul, according to the [...]

Seoul Gov’t to Install Fine Dust Sensors Across City

Seoul Gov’t to Install Fine Dust Sensors Across City

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) has announced plans to install sensors that collect fine dust information throughout the city. The city announced on Tuesday it will install 2,500 “S-DoT·Smart Seoul Data of Things” sensors that will collect noise, fine dust and ultraviolet information by 2022. To begin, the SMG [...]

Seoul Officials Select Five Best Autumn Walkways

Seoul Officials Select Five Best Autumn Walkways

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Want to stroll down rustic riverside walkways and enjoy autumnal colors without getting out of Seoul? Seoul’s municipal officials in charge of maintaining public parks alongside the Han River seem to have good recommendations for romantic walk enthusiasts. The Seoul Metropolitan Government’s Hangang Project Headquarters on Saturday announced a [...]